Living the silver dream
Forget 40: life truly can begin at 70, and later. Ahead of Positive Ageing Week, Jessie Collins talks to three business dynamos challenging the third-age stereotypes
The story behind the creation of Betty Smith’s award-winning A Taste of Irish Spirit marmalade deserves its own moment in the sun, if not a TV mini-series. Smith, 82, moved from her home of Yorkshire in November 1995 having retired from her job with the Home Office forensic science lab.
She and her husband Jim, 85, set up home in the remote area of Béal na Bláth in Co Cork, about half a mile from Michael...
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